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Salt: A World History Essay Topics & Writing Assignments

Mark Kurlansky
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Essay Topics

What importance have the following groups attached to salt?

1. Romans.

2. Greek philosophers.

3. Psychologists.

4. Egyptians.

Why is salt essential to our diet? What problems can too much salt in our diets cause?

How were the following countries important in the development of salt?

1. China.

2. Britain.

3. USA.

4. Italy.

In what way has salt been an indicator of wealth? How have the authorities tries to use salt to control the masses?

How did Venice develop into a center for salt trading? How did they maximize their profits and in what way did this lead to their eventual demise?

How did salt help to develop European society? What problems did Europeans have before salt was readily available?

What was Basque culture like before they discovered how important salt was? How did salt change the Basque way of life?

Why did cod become such an important source of food? How did the discovery...

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